ERIK TEN HAG included 4 new faces for Manchester United’s ultimate coaching session forward of their Carabao Cup third-round conflict with Crystal Palace.
The Pink Devils start their defence of the trophy with a house match towards Roy Hodgson‘s troops, who’ve overwhelmed them in two of their final 4 visits to Outdated Trafford.
Below stress Ten Hag – who has seen his troops blow cold and hot to date this season – is predicted to make a lot of modifications to his beginning XI for the go to of The Eagles.
And he referred to as up 4 Below 18s stars for the primary workforce’s ultimate coaching session earlier than tonight’s match at Theof Goals.
Defenders James Nolan and Louis Jackson, 17 and 18 respectively, skilled with the senior Pink Devils on Monday.
Ten Hag additionally referred to as up 17-year-old duo Ethan Williams and Ethan Wheatley – who play in midfield and up entrance respectively.
Nolan has made a complete of 35 appearances for the Below 18s, scoring seven targets and racking up 5 assists within the course of.
Jackson, in the meantime, has turned out 34 occasions for the facet, bagging two targets and a solitary help.
Williams has eight targets and 11 assists in 26 appearances to his identify, whereas Wheatley has scored 5 occasions in 18 appearances.
And the Dutchman is set to defend the trophy, saying: “It’s only some months since we lifted the Carabao Cup at Wembley Stadium.
“And all of us bear in mind what a terrific feeling that was,” Ten Hag begins.
“It was an vital competitors for us final season and that has not modified this 12 months.
“We need to defend the trophy, in order we welcome Roy Hodgson and Crystal Palace tonight, this is a chance for us to maintain transferring in the appropriate path.”
He added: “We need to win so we are able to attain the fourth spherical, in fact.
“However it is usually vital for us to construct on the optimistic efficiency and outcome we earned at Burnley on Saturday night.
“Consistency is what we want now, not solely from sport to sport but additionally inside video games.
“Even amongst our defeats this season, we now have had some good spells of play and proven actual high quality, solely to let ourselves down at key moments.
“Now, after exhibiting quite a lot of character at Turf Moor, we have to observe one good outcome with one other and preserve constructing.”